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CONVICT, v.t. [L., to vanquish or subdue. See Convince.]

1. To determine the truth of a charge against one; to prove or find guilty of a crime charged; to determine or decide to be guilty, as by the verdict of a jury, by confession, or other legal decision. The jury convicted the prisoner of felony.

2. To convince of sin; to prove or determine to be guilty, as by the conscience.

They who heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one. John 8.

3. To confute; to prove or show to be false.

4. To show by proof or evidence.

CONVICT, pp. For convicted. Proved or found guilty.

CONVICT, n. A person proved or found guilty of a crime alledged against him, either by the verdict of a jury or other legal decision.




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CONVICT, v.t. [L., to vanquish or subdue. See Convince.]

1. To determine the truth of a charge against one; to prove or find guilty of a crime charged; to determine or decide to be guilty, as by the verdict of a jury, by confession, or other legal decision. The jury convicted the prisoner of felony.

2. To convince of sin; to prove or determine to be guilty, as by the conscience.

They who heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one. John 8.

3. To confute; to prove or show to be false.

4. To show by proof or evidence.

CONVICT, pp. For convicted. Proved or found guilty.

CONVICT, n. A person proved or found guilty of a crime alledged against him, either by the verdict of a jury or other legal decision.


CON'VICT, n.

A person proved or found guilty of a crime alledged against him, either by the verdict of a jury or other legal decision.


CON-VICT', pp. [for Convicted.]

Proved or found guilty. – Shak.


CON-VICT', v.t. [L. convinco, convictum; con and vinco, to vanquish or subdue; Sp. convencer; It. convincere; Fr. convaincre. See Convince. The verb vinco is allied to vincio, to bind, the primary sense of which is to strain, force, make fast; hence to subdue; and as n appears to be casual, the root is Vg or Vc.]

  1. To determine the truth of a charge against one; to prove or find guilty of a crime charged; to determine or decide to be guilty, as by the verdict of a jury, by confession, or other legal decision. The jury contracted the prisoner of felony.
  2. To convince of sin; to prove or determine to be guilty, as by the conscience. They who heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one. – John viii.
  3. To confute; to prove or show to be false. [Obs.] Brown.
  4. To show by proof or evidence. [Obs.] – Hooker.

Con*vict"
  1. Proved or found guilty; convicted.

    [Obs.] Shak.

    Convict by flight, and rebel to all law.
    Milton.

  2. A person proved guilty of a crime alleged against him; one legally convicted or sentenced to punishment for some crime.
  3. To prove or find guilty of an offense or crime charged] to pronounce guilty, as by legal decision, or by one's conscience.

    He [Baxter] . . . had been convicted by a jury.
    Macaulay.

    They which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one.
    John viii. 9.

  4. A criminal sentenced to penal servitude.

    Syn. -- Malefactor; culprit; felon; criminal.

  5. To prove or show to be false; to confute; to refute.

    [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
  6. To demonstrate by proof or evidence; to prove.

    Imagining that these proofs will convict a testament, to have that in it which other men can nowhere by reading find.
    Hooker.

  7. To defeat; to doom to destruction.

    [Obs.]

    A whole armado of convicted sail.
    Shak.

    Syn. -- To confute; defect; convince; confound.

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Convict

CONVICT, verb transitive [Latin , to vanquish or subdue. See Convince.]

1. To determine the truth of a charge against one; to prove or find guilty of a crime charged; to determine or decide to be guilty, as by the verdict of a jury, by confession, or other legal decision. The jury convicted the prisoner of felony.

2. To convince of sin; to prove or determine to be guilty, as by the conscience.

They who heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one. John 8:9.

3. To confute; to prove or show to be false.

4. To show by proof or evidence.

CONVICT, participle passive For convicted. Proved or found guilty.

CONVICT, noun A person proved or found guilty of a crime alledged against him, either by the verdict of a jury or other legal decision.

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